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Federalization of Trade Secret Laws

Cooley LLP 3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA (also available via live Webinar)

Join Cooley as we discuss how the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) changes the landscape of trade secret litigation and the proactive steps you can take to protect your company's trade secrets. The new DTSA aims to stem the rising economic costs of trade secret theft, address the increasing difficulties in protecting trade secrets in the face of technological advances in a global economy and to increase uniformity in trade secret litigation by creating a federal court jurisdiction over trade secret claims. It also adds a significant new litigation weapon for enforcing trade secret rights, the ability in extraordinary cases to obtain an  ex parte   seizure  order to seize property necessary to prevent the dissemination of protected trade secrets.

Cooley's team will address how the DTSA can impact your business, how you can use the DTSA effectively in litigation, and how you can help to minimize the risks of trade secret theft. 

Key takeaways will include:

  • Historical background of trade secret law – and why it still matters 
  • Rationale behind, and support for, the DTSA 
  • 8 critical ways the DTSA changes the status quo in trade secret litigation 
  • Proactive steps to protect your trade secrets before you need the DTSA

Anthony Stiegler - Partner, Commercial Litigation/IP Litigation
Gregory Tenhoff - Partner, Employment & Labor Practice
Adam Gershenson - Associate, Commercial Litigation/IP Litigation

Please use the registration buttons below to register for the live webinar or to attend in-person in our Palo Alto office.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 
9 am – 10 am Pacific
12 pm – 1 pm Eastern

Webinar registration
Webinar login information will be provided upon registration

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 
8:30 am – 9 am Registration              
9 am – 10 am Program 

Cooley LLP
3175 Hanover Street 
Palo Alto, CA.

Palo Alto registration
For more information, please email Christopher Newman or call +1 617 937 2451.



Related Contacts
Tony Stiegler Retired Partner, San Diego
Gregory Tenhoff Partner, Palo Alto
Adam Gershenson Partner, Boston